Life, Lately (Part 1)

I thought I’d keep in tune with the times, and make a video blog. I won’t do this too often, but I felt the urge to do it today. {This had to be in two parts, because it was too big of a file. Whoops. So here is the first video, the second will come …

Beauty For Ashes

       The beauty of a morning, an hour, a moment – where I wholly feel the presence of God…are the words to describe such an inexpressible emotion? I felt Jesus today. With such realness, closeness and tenderness, that I broke in hunger and appreciation. He has never left me, yet I do not …

Sovereignty and Adrenaline

Malachi Harrison Smith will have quite a story to hear about his 1st Christmas. Tales of blizzards and phone calls, ER visits and sleeplessness (by his parents, that is). This story will have moments of questioning, suspense, hurry, physical toil, and finally — peace, relief and through it all, love. Christmas Eve was supposed to …

Commandment Devotional: Honor Father and Mother

* The church I belong to here in Mass, went through a sermon series of the 10 Commandments. They named it “91 of 10” (91 days of the 10 Commandments). They had a wonderful idea to create a blog, where each week, different members of the church would elaborate or write on the commandment covered …

Scrapes And Bruises

Sometimes I sit and wonder: If I were Eve, would I have taken the apple? If I were told by my Creator and my husband that I am not to eat of that tree, I don’t think I would have a had hard time obeying. “Don’t eat? No problem. I’m not that hungry anyway, and …

Reprimand

*A friend once told me, while we were discussing the effect Satan can have on our daily life, on the daily temptations and stumbles, that he uses 3 words to get himself back on track, and to get the lies out of the way: “Stick it Satan!” I admittedly laughed at this declaration, but it …